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Nov 20, 2009 6:00am EST
bailout. >> this is -- >> the gentleman's time has expired. >> the obama administration defending the secretary. in a statement, the white house says geithner has helped steer the economy back from the brink and is leading the effort on financial reform. but you heard him say, what i can't take responsibility for is the legacy of crisis you have bequeathed this country. >> i don't know who he meant. >> i'm not sure, either. there's the countdown clock right in front of him. does that mean his time was up or he's a big zero? >> no. the guy's time was up. >> but what is the journal trying to say by putting geithner in with the -- >> oh, that's a subliminal message. and we just saw it. representative maloney kept saying over and over again, your time is up. i don't want to mess with texas and i never would, but i mean, some of those guys want to succeed down there, don't they? >> they've raised that issue. >> there are some not mainstream ideas down there. do they want to go with mexico? which way do they head? >> you're not talking like a new york fancy -- >> no, i'm not. i'm a hick
Nov 23, 2009 6:00am EST
think he did a great job, the best under the circumstances. and he still hat support of the obama administration. why would you even -- >> geithner was getting it from the left as a wall street crony. >> why would you think they would take another wall street guy and put him in. >> i'm trying to figure out why i'm defending -- it's the enemy of my enemy. i see anything in the huffington post about geithner, it's so incendiary and outlandish and wrong minded i go the other way. >> i downed the complaints barofsky made, we paid them 100 cents on the dollar. >> bankruptcy. >> you have to remember how crazy those days were. the idea you would be looking at everything logically. stuff was happening so fast. >> you either decided to save -- once you decided to save it, you can't say, okay, i'm going to save it -- i don't think it was possible to have done that there's no way, i think, jamie would probably be a servant in the public asked him. he did recently put in that succession plan at jpmorgan. he's like my age. >> we'll give him a call. anybody should do that. anything could happen
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
t.a.r.p. michelle. >>> some federal officials are asking president obama's pay czar to ease up on aig. ultimately, the taxpayer would suffer if the curbs are too severe. aig has received up to $180 billion in federal aid. and don't forget, the current ceo, mr. ben mushet said he would only take the job ceo if he got paid $3 million cash. so out of the all the t.a.r.p. banks, he's the only one who is able to get that much cash. in that case, the government thought they had to pay to get a higher quality ceo. >> some people would say it's cutting off your nose to spite your face. i mean, it's tough. they say you have to hold your nose and do what you've got to do. >> okay. but i happen to know some folks in treasury who are concerned about -- they have a number of aig people that have let me tell and they see their asset and they're responsibility for that aets and they see what's happening to the employee list. >> you know, it's tough. as the populous backlash is huge, look at poor geithner at this point. who would have thought that the treasury secretary for president obama is getting
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
us with a roundup of the headlines. >>> earlier next week, president obama is expected to announce his strategy for the u.s. war against afghanistan. more than eight years into the war, he plans to kwet quote, finish the job. the president is stayed to be supporting a plan that overtime would would deploy about 32,000 to 34,000 forces to the area. >>> yesterday the government fined continental airlines, express jet and mu saba airlines the total of $175,000 for their roles last summer in leaving passengers stuck on a plane overnight. >>> and connie osmond and his pro partner tangoed away last night with his win on "dancing with the stars." michelle, did you watch? there he is, donny osmond. michelle, did you watch knit of dancing with the stars? >> no. and every time i look at him, all i can any about is purple socks. >> you know, he's 51 years old and he's a grandfather. >> 51? he looks great. >> take care. enjoy the holidays. >>> coming up, headlines, headlines, more headlines you need to know before the opening bell rings. >> and then freeze. before you put that turkey into the
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